Taking 5 . . .

. . . . and maybe just a little more. I have never before done an official blog break – I have aimlessly wandered off the blogging reservation more than a few times… Continue reading

Tunnel Vision

The end of a long day . . . . I could have taken the train but something about the fresh night air with the light rain made the twenty-block walk feel more… Continue reading

A Grand Day

Liam and I somehow got into conversation about what a beautiful day it was.  I asked him if he lived here in the city. Why sure, he replied, he has a grand little… Continue reading

Sun Rush!

Sunshine!  Such a loaded word and, after the long cold winter, full of intent.  Time at last to get out and play.  Plus we know it’s going to be cold again tomorrow. Warm… Continue reading

The Harlem Hood

Walking through Harlem a week or so ago – somehow that has become the measure of time for me lately, the weeks or so that collide into months and years, I had the… Continue reading

Full Metal Jacket

The cutting edge of fashion as seen at the recent New York Fashion Week.

Ready, Willing & Able

  It was a bitterly cold day today.  Snow sits in dirty clumps of stiff ice with another snow storm coming in over night . . . .

Winter Brush

      The city tundra of Central Park sunset in winter . . .

More snow . . .

Not the most original title but it’s the best I could come up with for now . . . . Out and about in the fresh snow of February with the forecast of… Continue reading

Road Trip Vortex

Through the Holland Tunnel from New Jersey to NYC, the end of a long, long road . . . one of those times you’re not sure if you are coming or going but… Continue reading

Road Tripping USA

Or what happened when a recent flight from Denver to NYC was cancelled because yet another blizzard was due to hit the north-east of the USA. The next available flight was not available… Continue reading

Stranded

Back to New York after some time out on the road (another long story . . .) and the drama whereby newly elected Mayor Bill de Blasio (Democrat) is getting flak for not… Continue reading

Black Night

Smoking stacks in the still of a cold dark night over the East River of NYC . . . .

Under the Shadows

Under the shadows of filthy weather in the splendid isolation of an early morning on Dartmoor. Shifting clouds and occasional shafts of light provide an ever changing shift in the drama that is… Continue reading

The Long Walk

The winter sun across Dartmoor.